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Platform Engineer

National Indemnity Company Omaha, NE
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Company:

NICO National Indemnity Company


As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, we offer outstanding opportunities for professionals interested in working with a successful company. We offer unparalleled financial strength, stability and "large company" benefits, in addition to an exciting, friendly, "small company" atmosphere.

We have an immediate opening in Omaha, Nebraska for an experienced Platform Engineer to join our growing team! This individual will function as a member of our Cloud support team and will help design, implement and administer our Azure and M365 environments.

You will bring your expertise in identifying, recommending, and executing new projects to meet the company's business needs through your thoughtful approach and technical knowledge. You will have a knack for identifying problems and recommending alternatives.

You won't find a more stable and financially sound organization, with a family-friendly feel and the perks of a large company, anywhere else. If this sounds like what you've been looking for in your next career challenge, let's talk!

Objective:

Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of National Indemnity Company's Azure Cloud, Windows-based Server and Middleware application environment. Initiates projects and prepares project plans. Forms and schedules project teams when necessary. Identifies and coordinates resource requirements to ensure successful project completion. Provides leadership and guidance to project team members and technical staff. Maintains strict confidentiality.

Major Duties:

  • Potentially acts as systems engineer for Cloud, Windows-based servers and Middleware applications. Maintains knowledge of Azure Cloud, operating systems, enterprise applications, data center hardware, server virtualization technologies, storage and networking. Possesses knowledge of foundational technologies such as TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS and Active Directory.

  • Installs, and administers operating systems and Middleware software to provide needed capabilities for the user environment. Maintains knowledge of various mission-critical systems such document management, enterprise e-mail, financial systems, systems management software, and virtualization management software.

  • Analyzes and identifies inefficiencies or problems within Middleware systems, determines the need, and works to resolve the issue. Monitors and upgrades hardware and/or software to enhance performance or capabilities of the system, and conducts follow-ups as needed. Analyzes proposed project data requirements to determine the appropriate hardware and software needs to improve the capabilities of the systems software environment. Reviews system standards and procedures, and recommends changes to management. Establishes and maintains the system software security levels for users and user groups. Manages and plans for systems growth. Provides documentation as necessary

  • Provides technical instructions and training to other support staff, and provides leadership and mentoring when necessary. Provides third-level technical support on software and server issues for the Systems Department staff.

  • Troubleshoots hardware and software problems during working hours and after hours as required by urgency or nature of situation.

  • Performs related duties as assigned or as the situation requires.

Required Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent

  • 3-5 years related work experience

  • Experience with Windows Server OS Administration

  • Experience with enterprise software installation and administration

  • Basic operation of Microsoft Office and other productivity software.

Preferred Knowledge:

  • ITIL or similar methodologies

  • Microsoft certification

  • Scripting Technologies

  • Citrix Administration

  • VMWare Administration

  • MS Exchange Administration

  • SQL Server Administration

  • SolarWinds Orion or other Monitoring tools

  • Azure DevOps experience

  • Microsoft Azure Cloud Engineering Experience

  • O365

A comprehensive benefits package is available for regular, full-time employees, including health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance as well as a 401(k) with company match. We also proudly offer 100% upfront tuition reimbursement to regular, full-time employees, to further your education. Our Omaha office boasts a complimentary state-of-the-art, on-site gym, a robust wellness program, low-cost downtown parking, and numerous volunteer and networking opportunities with other emerging professionals.


Date Posted September 11, 2022
Date Closes October 11, 2022
Requisition R11326
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Server/Software
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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